Global Activism: La Isla Foundation and protestors under threat for exposing Chronic Kidney Disease in Nicaragua sugar cane workers [WBEZ]

2017-10-10T15:47:17-05:00May 9th, 2013|Press Releases|

Jason Glaser runs La Isla Foundation, founded in 2008 by a Nicaraguan ex-sugarcane worker, an American documentary filmmaker, and a Nicaraguan legal investigator. The group addresses an epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology (CKDnT) affecting agricultural communities across Central America, particularly in Western Nicaragua. This disease, first recorded about 30 years ago, has [...]